Admission counselors

Here to help you and your students with all things Ohio State, our admissions counselors are your direct contact with Undergraduate Admissions. Reach out with questions about the application process, to seek assistance with a panel, a presentation, and more!

Ohio
Outside Ohio
Transfer and military-connected admissions
International admissions
Additional Populations

Ohio

Austin  Martin Central Ohio
Austin Martin, admissions counselor
martin.4047@osu.edu
Chelsea Melzer Canton, Youngstown
Chelsea Melzer, admissions counselor
melzer.20@osu.edu
Thomas Giles Columbus City Schools; Columbus Parochial; Dublin, Hilliard, Olentangy and Worthington Schools
Thomas Giles, assistant director
giles.160@osu.edu
Jackson Strick Cincinnati
Jackson Strick, admissions counselor
strick.14@osu.edu
Jenna  Messer Dayton
Jenna Messer, admissions counselor
messer.113@osu.edu
Keith Lofton Northeast Ohio, Cleveland Regional Recruitment Center
Keith Lofton, admissions counselor (Cleveland-based)
lofton.5@osu.edu
Tracy Shuman Northeast Ohio, Cleveland Regional Recruitment Center
Tracy Shuman, associate director (Cleveland-based)
shuman.56@osu.edu
Dan Pohl Southeastern Ohio, Southern Ohio
Dan Pohl, assistant director
pohl.23@osu.edu
Rob  Reed Northwestern Ohio, Western Ohio
Rob Reed, assistant director
reed.497@osu.edu
  Regional campuses:
Ohio State Lima
Ohio State Marion
Ohio State Mansfield
Ohio State Newark
ATI in Wooster

Outside Ohio

Caitlin  James Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington
Caitlin James, regional recruitment manager (San Diego-based)
james.1097@osu.edu
Bianca Durant Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
Bianca Durant, regional recruitment manager (Atlanta-based)
durant.76@osu.edu
Jenna Messer Arizona, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming
Jenna Messer, admissions counselor
messer.113@osu.edu
Lauren Heatherly New Jersey, New York
Lauren Heatherly, regional recruitment manager (NYC-based)
heatherly.7@osu.edu
Rob Reed Michigan
Rob Reed, admissions director
reed.497@osu.edu
Jackson Strick Indiana
Jackson Strick, admissions counselor
strick.14@osu.edu
Josephine West Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Wisconsin
Josephine West, regional recruitment manager (Chicago-based)
west.804@osu.edu
Bryan  Nance Delaware, Maryland, Philadelphia area, Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia
Bryan Nance, regional recruitment manager (DMV-based)
nance.113@osu.edu
Tracy Shuman Colorado
Tracy Shuman, associate director
shuman.56@osu.edu
Antonio Serrano Florida
Antonio Serrano, regional recruitment manager (Miami-based)
serrano.1032@osu.edu
Keith Lofton Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
Keith Lofton, admissions counselor
lofton.5@osu.edu
Chelsea Melzer Pennsylvania (excluding Philadelphia area)
Chelsea Melzer, admissions counselor
melzer.20@osu.edu

Transfer and military-connected admissions

Steve  Saunier
Steve Saunier, admissions counselor
saunier.9@osu.edu
Emilia  Louy
Emilia Louy, admissions counselor
louy.1@osu.edu
Marco Chavez
Marco Chavez, senior assistant director
chavez.30@osu.edu

International admissions

Marco Chazev
Marco Chazev, senior assistant director
chavez.30@osu.edu
Maggie  Gerhardinger
Maggie Gerhardinger, program coordinator
gerhardinger.6@osu.edu
Diana Azaryan
Diana Azaryan, admissions counselor
azaryan.2@osu.edu

Additional populations

Khadijah  Jones Access and Diversity
Khadijah Jones, associate director
jones.4065@osu.edu
Kelli Reavling-Cobb The Ohio State Academy (post-secondary enrollment options)
Kelli Reavling-Cobb, assistant director
ESUE-Academy@osu.edu
Michele Brown The Ohio State Academy (College Credit Plus)
Michele Brown, program director
ESUE-Academy@osu.edu